Wind turbine clash adds to UK-EU post-Brexit tensions

Press quote (The Guardian)
17 June 2021

Sam Lowe, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform think-tank, and a former member of the Department for International Trade’s strategic trade advisory group, said: “Local content requirements are prohibited not just under the EU-UK trade and co-operation agreement, but also the UK’s WTO commitments.

“So the question that needs answering is whether the UK is in fact giving companies with UK supply chains preferential access to contracts, or just information-gathering. The latter is fine, the former less so.”